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Sunday, December 17, 2017


Speechless, What The Heck Happened in Alabama?

December 16, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Years ago, my brother David gave me a nugget of wisdom. He advised, “When faced with a crisis, stabilize your emotions before responding/acting.” Thus, I thought it best to wait a day or so before sharing my thoughts about Roy Moore losing in Alabama. Moore’s loss simply does not make sense. Alabama is a red... [Read more...]

There could be more Charles Barkley’s!!

December 15, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Charles Barkley says he is proud of Alabama for electing Doug Jones to the U.S. Senate and that the Democrats should now work hard to help black people. What evidence, from the last 60 years, has he seen to indicate any Democratic help for black people? It was the Alabama Democrats who blocked the Edmund Pettus Bridge on “Bloody... [Read more...]

Omarosa Manigault Was Right and Wrong in Joining Donald Trump.

December 15, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The near universal reaction among Blacks to Omarosa Manigault’s announcement she was resigning from her post as assistant to the president and director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison was vilification, insult, ridicule, and generally good riddance not to Trump, but her. There’s no surprise here. The instant... [Read more...]

The Truth About Racial Profiling is That Everyone Does it.

December 15, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) My black brother who lives in Baltimore said something that has stuck with me. He said, “I am tired of having to show people (whites) that I am not like them (black thugs).” His comment was made to convince me that NFL players have valid reasons for protesting our country. I told my brother it is not white America’s... [Read more...]

Alabama Has Spoken.

December 14, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The nation held its breathe as it waited to see if Alabama would allow the morally corrupt Roy Moore to be elected to The United States Senate. On election day, in a very close race, Alabama elected Doug Jones instead of Moore. In this moment Alabama showed the country maybe there was a reason to retain hope. Maybe, Republicans... [Read more...]

President Donald Trump’s Approval Ratings.

December 14, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) About a year into President Donald Trump’s first term, the jury for much of the country and for most of the major media has returned its verdict: Trump is a failure. Trump is incompetent. Trump cannot lead. Trump has no legislative victories. Even former President Jimmy Carter said he had never seen a president so maligned... [Read more...]

Important myth busted about NFL players who are protesting during national anthem.

December 14, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One of the most prestigious awards that an NFL player can earn is the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award. Although the Most Valuable Player or the Defensive Player of the Year awards often get more publicity, any NFL player would truly be proud to earn the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. It is an award not... [Read more...]

Doug Jones Victory Sends Message to Democrats, Ignore the Black Vote and Lose.

December 13, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Democratic party officials set up a huge table outside a voting precinct in Helena in Shelby County just south of Birmingham. They didn’t try to hide who they were making their vote pitch to at the table. They implored Black voters to think first, second, and last about Democratic Senatorial candidate Doug Jones. Now Shelby... [Read more...]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ First Year: A Breath of Fresh Air After Years of Obama Scandals.

December 13, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A year ago the Department of Justice was finishing up eight long years of a scandal-plagued term under Attorneys General Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch, as President Obama’s political arm. A year later, the department has done a complete 180 degree turn back to upholding – instead of undermining – the rule of law, and restoring... [Read more...]

Ending Chain Migration.

December 13, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Twelve years ago in this space, I penned a commentary entitled “The case for annexing Mexico,” a partly tongue-in-cheek offering which suggested that if America was going to tolerate such a porous southern border, we might as well make it official and begin negotiations with Mexico toward its annexation. Given the infinite... [Read more...]

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